The Future of Teas in the Himalayas.
- Tuesday, 06/13/2017: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
- Room: N239
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New Frontiers in Darjeeling, Nepal, and Kumaon. The Himalayan tea industry is reinventing itself. Join us as we cover its evolution, from pioneering sustainable approaches in Darjeeling and Nepal, to the rebirth of Kumaon, a once-lost tea region on the rise.
Participants will learn about:
1. New cultivation and production practices being pioneered in Darjeeling and Nepal
2. Revitalization strategies being implemented in Kumaon, a north-Indian region on the border with Nepal
3. In depth history tea’s introduction to India, including the geopolitical dynamics between Britain, China, and India